Sigur Rós

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Sigur Rós
Sigur Rós concert in Reykjavík 2005
Background information
Origin Reykjavík, Iceland
Genres Post-rock
Dream pop
Experimental rock
Ambient
Years active 1994–present
Labels Fat Cat
Geffen
EMI
XL Recordings
Smekkleysa
Associated acts Amiina
Jónsi & Alex
Jónsi
Website www.sigurros.com
Members
Jón Þór "Jónsi" Birgisson
Georg "Goggi" Hólm
Kjartan "Kjarri" Sveinsson
Orri Páll Dýrason
Past members
Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson

Sigur Rós (how to say: /ˈsɪɡər ˈrɒs/, ˈsɪːɣʏr ˈrouːs) is an Icelandic post-rock band. The band was started in 1994 by Jón Þór "Jónsi" Birgisson, Georg Hólm, and Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson. In 1997 they released their first album Von. Their best known tune is Hoppipola released in 2006

which has seen extensive use in TV shows, adverts and films.

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